Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz was born on May 17, 1836 in Austria. A chess legend who was the first ever, undisputed World Chess Champion.
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As per our current Database, Wilhelm Steinitz has been died on Aug 12, 1900 (age 64).

🎂 Wilhelm Steinitz - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Wilhelm Steinitz die, Wilhelm Steinitz was 64 years old.

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Occupation Chess Player
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 17, 1836 (Austria)
Birthday May 17
Town/City Austria
Nationality Austria

🌙 Zodiac

Wilhelm Steinitz’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Wilhelm Steinitz was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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A chess legend who was the first ever, undisputed World Chess Champion.

Before Fame

He grew up in Prague, which was then part of the Austrian Empire.


He held the first official World Champion of Chess title from 1886 to 1894.

Family Life

His family was poor and he was raised in poverty.

Associated With

He lost his World Championship title to Emanuel Lasker in 1837.

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